Sunday, July 28, 2013

I Am A Child of God - Balloons

Click here to download some for yourself!
You may remember that at the beginning of the year I posted some "I Am A Child of God" printables in a few different languages. They have been used in Primary classes all over the world at this point! I am planning on printing up a few for my own Sunbeam class in the next few weeks. 

I had a friend request that I recreate this printable with hot air balloons so that it would match the decor of her kids' bathroom and bedroom. Seeing as how I'm temporarily in Albuquerque, NM (the most fanatic hot air balloon place that I have ever heard of), I thought it would be fitting to share these printables with my readers.

I have always been fascinated by hot air balloons. When I was a little girl, I watched "The Great Chipmunk Adventure" over and over again. In this delightful film, the Chipmunks and Chipettes race around the world in hot air balloons, and they enjoy incredible adventures and some catchy songs. I imagined it would be the greatest experience to do the same thing! I still have yet to ride in one myself (I blame it on my excessive fear of heights + lack of finances haha), but I dream of it every time I see those gorgeous balloons rising above the horizon.

I'm not sure why I think hot air balloons are so magnificent, but I assume it is because as you are riding, you are floating in the air, above the world, free to feel the wind blow lightly through your hair. The trials and problems of the world stay below you, and you can see so many of God's marvelous creations for hundreds of miles in every direction. I imagine that I would have no worries, no fears, and complete peace.

However, with my feet planted on the ground, I can also have those three things because of the knowledge that I am a child of God. That fact alone rings so true to my heart, and I know I can do anything because of my divine inheritance.

I am a child of God. He has enabled me with some of His holy qualities. I can rise above all that is impure and unholy because of the example of my Father and His Son. Whenever you see this print, remember that you, too, can rise above the world because YOU ARE A CHILD OF GOD.

Have you ever ridden in a hot air balloon? What were some of the feelings you experienced?

Download vertical version here.

Download horizontal version here.


  1. Nikki!
    You are amazing! wow! I love these and all your other ones. You are so good.

  2. Thanks again for doing that for me! It's going to look so cute in the bathroom! (Still working on frames for the pictures in there). I'll have to send you a pic when it's all done. :)